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Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat

Essence

The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat

Item #: 2289529 Size: 0.27 oz

Better together! Apply Essence's The Gel Polish Base Coat, a color gel coat, and then finish with The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat to protect, seal, and provide long-lasting, impeccable shine. Not tested on animals. No DBP, toluene, or formaldehyde.
Step 1: Apply the gel nail polish base coat and let dry. Step 2: Apply 2 coats of the gel nail polish and let dry. Step 3: Apply the gel nail polish top coat and let dry.
Ethyl Acetate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Butyl Acetate, Cellulose Acetate Butyrate, Acrylates Copolymer, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Triphenyl Phosphate, Polyester / Polyamide Resin, Alcohol Denat., Shellac, Dimethicone, Benzophenone-1, CI 60725 (Violet 2).

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EssenceThe Gel Nail Polish Base Coat
 
4.3

(based on 45 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (26)
  • Long lasting (26)
  • Dries quickly (24)
  • Goes on smoothly (21)
  • Gentle (14)

Cons

  • Chips easily (3)
  • Strong odor (3)

Best Uses

  • Weekly (19)
  • Special occasions (10)
  • Daily use (8)
  • Base coat (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (20), Trendy style (11), Manicure/pedicure addict (8), Dramatic (5), Budget shopper (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (4)

Reviewed by 45 customers

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5.0

Works great!

By Angela F

from Kentucky

About Me Classic

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Special Occasions
    • Weekly

    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

    I am always trying new nail polish but hate the way it chips. This base goes on easily, dries quickly, and works well with the polish and top coat. I'm impressed considering this isn't Ann expensive brand.

     
    5.0

    This is the first gel basecoat that has worked for me

    By Lizzy

    from Hanover pa

    About Me Classic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

    • Bottle cap got sticky as got thick

    Best Uses

    • Weekly

    Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

    This is first basecoat that has worked for me. Love it!

     
    1.0

    I doesn't last more than one day

    By Jasmine

    from Chelmsford, MA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly

    Cons

    • Does Not Work

    Best Uses

      Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

      I doesn't work, it only last one day

       
      5.0

      Great product!

      By Taffy

      from San Marcos

      About Me Classic

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasions
        • Weekly

        Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

        I will be purchasing this product she again!

         
        4.0

        Use with all of my polishes.

        By Cheryl

        from Venice, FL

        About Me Trendy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dries Quickly
        • Easy To Use
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

        • Strong Odor

        Best Uses

        • Weekly

        Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

        Purchase on a regular basis. Wears well and price is right.

         
        4.0

        Good for the price

        By Elle

        from Abq, NM

        About Me Dramatic

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dries Quickly
        • Easy To Use
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Weekly

          Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

          For the price, this is a really nice base pay. It lasts at least a week, which is fine since I do my nails every week anyway.

           
          4.0

          Pretty surprised

          By Kira Fo

          from Kansas City, MO

          About Me Classic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dries Quickly
          • Easy To Use
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

            I was surprised by how much I like this. Usually i'm not one who cares for base coats - it seems like a waste of money and time to me, just to make it easier for me to peel the polish off. But it sticks very well, and it was only peely against my cuticles.

             
            4.0

            I would buy again

            By Cupcake

            from Hixson, Tn

            About Me Classic

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy To Use
            • Goes On Smoothly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Weekly

              Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

              I liked it

               
              4.0

              I lioke the product

              By s.k.

              from Forest Hills, NY

              About Me Classic

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Gentle
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Special Occasions
                • Weekly

                Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

                All vacation it was looking good

                 
                5.0

                Looks Professional

                By Babz

                from Laredo, TX

                About Me Classic

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dries Quickly
                • Easy To Use
                • Gentle
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Special Occasions
                  • Weekly

                  Comments about Essence The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat:

                  I never do my own nails bc I can't make them look professionally done and I don't go to the salon bc I can't justify spending that much money on a manicure. I bought the base, color, and top coat from this brand and I am shocked. The quality is amazing and it does look like a professional gel manicure. I will be stocking up on all the colors and will even be trying the plumper. Try it! Can't beat the price either!!! Bought them on buy two get one free.

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